The Battle is On…Warriors Needed! This summer Goathead Warriors has expanded their battle on the riverfront to include Wenatchee and East Wenatchee. Our long term goal is converting our local neighborhoods, streets and bike lanes into goathead free zones. To win will require a consistent effort over 5+ years… but it can be done. The…
With late July heat the goatheads are surging. The battle is on!
“I had six flat tires last year and zero so far this year.” “I had more than two dozen flats on the Rocky Reach Trail last year. It was really frustrating. This year none.” “Every year I’ve experienced flat tires on the Loop trail. This year not one.”
After a fierce August battle on the riverfront the cooler September temperatures are slowing goathead growth rates. While there are not many new plants sprouting, they are still flowering and form seeds quickly. Warriors need to continue sector sweeps to maintain a goathead free zone!
Matt Morrison from State Parks hit RRT heavy infestation patches with an herbicide yesterday. Aaron and Nick from Eastmont Parks did scouted and eliminated plants on the East Side Loop Trail. The battle is on! Doug Pauly
Goatheads are starting to come out in force. Sharpen the shovels… grab your gloves : ) Doug Pauly
We are planning a Goathead Warrior Training on Saturday, June 25. Details soon…. -Doug Pauly
We are developing a new PayPal portal for donations. It should be on the website within a week. -Sarah Shaffer
I covered the East Side Loop Trail from the irrigation bridge to Odabashian. Only a few plants had sprouted so far… but they will be coming! -Mike Sorenson
Our arsenal of weapons and supplies continues to grow with 12+ shovels, 200+ cowhide gloves (mens and women sizes), 100+ 3 mil garbage bags… -Doug Pauly